on this day in sport...
1935: Jesse Owens set six athletics world records in 45 minutes at
Ann Arbor, Michigan. His long jump record stood for 25 years. 1965:
Muhammad Ali made light work of his first defence of the world
heavyweight boxing crown, knocking out Sonny Liston in the first round.
1967: Celtic became the first British club to win the European Cup,
beating Inter Milan 2-1 in Lisbon. 1977: Liverpool won their first
European Cup, beating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 in Rome.
2003: Rangers won the Scottish Premier League title on goal
difference from Celtic after a 6-1 win over Dunfermline. 2004: Fabrice
Santoro defeated Arnaud Clement 6-4 6-3 6-7 (5/7) 3-6 16-14 in the
French Open. The clash lasted more than six and a half hours, the
longest match in tennis history at the time.